Long Island Quarterly News

Hey Poets and Friends,

Great to see that the Fall/Winter 2011 Issue of the Long Island Quarterly is up.


My piece, “Scheduled Departures,” is in it.  Check it out at:

http://www.poetrybay.com/liquarterly/liqwinter11/PatriciaCarragon.html

Thank you George Wallace for doing a grand job. 


Kudos to the other contributors:

Ed Stevers Apollo And Cassandra
Ellen Pickus Household Accidents
Peter Dugan Voter Blues
Richard Bronson Octet For Piccolino And Strings
Alan Semerdjian Seconds After
Patricia Carragon Scheduled Departures
Maxine McKenzie-Materowski (untitled)
Jackie Moss The Dying That Brings Life
Muriel Harris Weinstein To Marc Chagall, Who’s Not Afraid Of Whip-lash
Barbara Hoffman Yellow
Erik Furher Underworld
Al Ortolani Old Mr. Ramsey Recalls His Fear of Snakes
Kathaleen Donnelly Television
Faith Lieberman Votive
James Bernstein To My Father
Evelyn Kandel Reluctant Beginning
Meghan Hunter Fishing Lessons
Djelloul Marbrook Air Tea With Dolores
Linda Benninghoff Dreams Of  The Earth
Tammy Nuzzo Morgan The White House Hotel
Edward G Luhrs The Last Thylacine In Captivity
Nancy Keating Piecing The Quilt
Dd Spungin My Outside Cats Have Disappeared
Lisa James Evolving
Barbara Reiher Meyers Queen Of Chaos Castle
Steven Schmidt Link
Linda Opyr In The Moon Of The Blue Owl
Tony Policano Tinker Bell’s Day Job
Gladys Henderson Calls Of The Gull
David B Axelrod A History of Speed

Carragon in Nomad’s Choir Spring Edition

 

Joshua Meander’s poetry journal, NOMAD’S CHOIR, has published “Haircut” in the Spring 2012 Vol. 20 Issue 2 along with such wonderful writers:

Bill Pyles, Sheryl H. Simler, Maria Chisolm, Robert Parody, Frank DeCanio, Marilyn Thomas-King, Matthew Anish, Daniel Z.Chen, Joan Kitcher-White, Tina Chan, John Clinton, Mike Perkins, Lyn Lifshin, and several more.

Get a free copy at Nomad’s Choir at 
Nomad’s Choir Open Mic
Time: every 2nd Saturday of the month at 4 p.m.
Location: 353 West 48 Street between 8 Ave. and 9 Ave
$3 admission

Hosted by Joshua Meander

 


Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology News

A Labor of Love is Now A Celebration of Love–

the Love of Poetry and Prose. 

 

The
Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event

A Celebration
of Poetry in Brooklyn

Sunday, June
24

7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m.

BookCourt

 
 

163 Court
Street

Cobble Hill,
Brooklyn, NY 11201   Phone # (718)
875-3677

Take the F or
G to Bergen St., R to Court St.,4 or 5 to Borough Hall

Hosted & Curated by Patricia
Carragon

Admission is Free!

Sorry, this will be not be an open mic event!

The anthologies will sell for $8 at BookCourt.


Copies of the anthologies are with Poets House for the 20th Annual Showcase on Saturday, June 30.  Details to come . . .  

Congrats
to the contributors (the features from last year and the poets who
came to support the Brownstone Poets venues)
and the Guest Poet who will be getting their
comp copy.

We are so happy to have in this issue:

Our First Guest Poet:


GEORGE WALLACE

George
Wallace is a regular on the NYC poetry scene, who tours the US and Europe to
read, lecture, and conduct workshops. Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman
Birthplace, he’s author of 22 chapbooks in the US, UK, Italy, and Greece.  Recent appearances: US: Woody Guthrie
Festival (Okemah, OK); Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos, NM); Church of Beethoven
(Albuquerque, NM); Beyond Baroque (Los Angeles, CA); the John Steinbeck Center
(Salinas, CA); Beat Museum (San Francisco, CA); and Lowell Celebrates Kerouac
Festival (Lowell, MA). UK: Robert Burns Centre (Dumfries, Scotland); the Dylan
Thomas Centre (Swansea, Wales); Citizen 32 (Manchester, England); John Ruskin’s
Brantwood (Cumbria, England).

Here’s the current List of Contributors who will come to read and the list is still growing:

AMY HOLMAN

AUSTIN ALEXIS

BERNARD BLOCK

BOB HEMAN

CINDY HOCHMAN

DEAN KOSTOS

DONNA HUNT

ELIZABETH HARRINGTON

ELLIOT ABOSH

EVIE IVY

GAIL FISHMAN GERWIN

IRIS BERMAN

JAMES MCMENAMIN

JOSEPH CHARLES REBIS, JR.

KATHRYN M. FAZIO

LAURA BOSS

LINDA LERNER

MARY ASKIN-JENCSIK

MATTHEW ANISH

MINDY LEVOKOVE

MIREYA PEREZ

PATRICIA CARRAGON

PETER MARRA

RICHARD FEIN

TANTRA-ZAWADI

TINA CHAN

VALERIE CONTI

VELEZ MOORE

VICKI IORIO

ZEV SHANKEN

ZEV TORRES

G.P.A., Donald Lev and Linda Lerner at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, June 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights

The Brownstone Poets presents:

G.P.A., Donald Lev and Linda Lerner

Saturday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street,

4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

For more directions:

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon email:


BIOS:

 

 

G.P.A.
is a Poet and Author from the south
side of Chicago. He has written three books of Poetry, The Confessional
Heart of a Man, The Book of 24 Orgasms
,
and The Mind of a Poetic Unsub. He is
the 2012 winner of the Black Essence Award for Poetry and Charity and is
currently nominated for Poet of the Year. Currently, he is finishing a
children’s book of Poetry entitled Remembrances of a Black Boy
Donald
Lev
continues to publish Home Planet
News
, the newsprint literary review he
and his late wife, the poet Enid Dame founded in 1979. The latest collections
of his poetry are The Darkness Above: Selected Poems 1968-2002 (Red Hill, 2008), a chapbook, Only Wings (Presa, 2010), and A Very Funny Fellow (NYQ Books, 2012).

 
Linda
Lerner
 was born and educated in New
York City; New York Quarterly Books published her most recent collection, Takes
Guts & Years Sometimes
 June 2011.
 http://www.nyqbooks.org/title/takesgutsandyearssometimes. She’s previously published thirteen collections of
poetry several of which were Small Press Reviews’ Picks). she’s been nominated twice for a pushcart prize. In
1995 she and Andrew Gettler began Poets  on the Line, (http://www.echony.com/~poets)
the first poetry anthology on the Net for which she received two grants. She’s
been published in hundreds of journals, several anthologies and has read widely
across the U.S. 
 

 

The Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event, Sunday June 24

A Labor of Love is Now A Celebration of Love–
the Love of Poetry and Prose. 

 

The

Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event
A Celebration

of Poetry in Brooklyn
Sunday, June 24
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
BookCourt
163 CourtStreet
Cobble Hill,

Brooklyn, NY 11201  
Phone # (718) 875-3677
Take the F or
G to Bergen St., R to Court St.,4 or 5 to Borough Hall
Hosted & Curated
by Patricia Carragon

List of readers, plus the cost of the anthologies at BookCourt to come. . .


Will bring copies to Poets House for the Annual Showcase.  Details to come . . .  

Congrats
to the contributors (the features from last year and the poets who
came to support the Brownstone Poets venues)
and the Guest Poet who will be getting their
comp copy.
In this issue:

Our Guest Poet:

GEORGE WALLACE

 

A Special Tribute to Hart Crane

The List of Contributors:

AMY HOLMAN

AUSTIN ALEXIS

BARBARA HANTMAN

BERNARD BLOCK

BOB HEMAN

BRANT LYON

BRENDA J. GANNAM

CAROLYN OTA

CINDY HOCHMAN

DAVID LAWTON

DEAN KOSTOS

DEBORAH HAUSER

DONNA HUNT

DUBBLEX

ELIZABETH HARRINGTON

ELLIOT ABOSH

ELYZSABETH AHNE

ERNEST KYLE WOODLEY

EVIE IVY

G.E. SCHWARTZ

GAIL FISHMAN GERWIN

GEORGE SPENCER

GREGORY VINCENT ST. THOMASINO

IRIS BERMAN

JACOB VICTORINE

JAMES MCMENAMIN

JEFFREY CYPHERS WRIGHT

JOHN A. TODRAS

JOSEPH CHARLES REBIS, JR.

JOY LEFTOW

JUDY KAMILHOR

KAREN NEUBERG

KATHERINE A. HOGAN

KATHRYN M. FAZIO

LAURA BOSS

LINDA CARTER BROWN

LINDA LERNER

LINDA ROTHSTEIN

MARY ASKIN-JENCSIK

MATTHEW ANISH

MAX NEMEROVSKY

MINDY LEVOKOVE

MIREYA PEREZ

MOLLY PEACOCK

PATRICIA CARRAGON

PETER MARRA

RICHARD FEIN

RICHARD MARX WEINRAUB

SHONDA BUCHANAN

SWETA SRIVASTAVA VIKRAM

TANTRA-ZAWADI

TINA CHAN

TOM OLESZCZUK

VALERIE CONTI

VELEZ MOORE

VICKI IORIO

VIRGINIA CRAWFORD

YUYUTSU RD SHARMA

ZEV SHANKEN

ZEV TORRES